Amir David Tahernia , MD

Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery Of Spine

(760) 568-2684

Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center
39000 Bob Hope Dr
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Overview

Raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Dr. Tahernia comes from a medical family: his father, a pediatric cardiologist; and his mother, a registered nurse. He attended the University of Tulsa and graduated magna cum laude. He was honored by the University of Tulsa as Man of the Year. He is also a charter member of Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Tahernia earned his medical degree, completing his internship and residency at the University of Pennsylvania. It was there that his interest in spinal surgery evolved: "I found every facet of spinal surgery to be fascinating, from the complex anatomy, to the wide variety of disease processes." During his time at the University of Pennsylvania, he also received the Stanley Chung Award for Excellence in Orthopedic Research. Dr. Tahernia completed his fellowship in spinal surgery at the University of Colorado, and has co-authored numerous articles and delivered regional and national presentations. Dr. Tahernia is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the north American Spine Society. Commenting on his specialty, Dr. Tahernia says: "The field of spinal surgery is extremely rewarding and continually evolving. The most satisfying part of my work is having the opportunity to improve my patient’s quality of life, either through conservative modalities or by means of surgery."

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 28 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: Perelman School Of Medicine At University Of Pennsylvania

Graduation Date: in 1993

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • John F Kennedy Memorial Hospital
  • Desert Regional Medical Center

Specialties: Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery Of Spine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem BC Pathway X EPO Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Tandem PPO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net CA HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
  • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • Health Net PureCare One EPO Individual & Family Plan
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana National POS
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO

Tahernia's Office Information

Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center
39000 Bob Hope Dr
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
(760) 568-2684

Fax: (760) 034-1583
Website: desertortho.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Doctor Tahernia's Other Office Information

Desert Orthopedic Center
151 S Sunrise Way Ste 500
Palm Springs, CA 92262
(760) 568-2684

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

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Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center
45280 Seeley Dr Fl 2
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 568-2684

Fax:
Website:www.desertortho.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-